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The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)

The Chipmunks compete with the Chipettes in a round the world race.



, (as Ross Bagdasarian)

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Cast overview:
David Seville / Alvin Seville / Simon Seville (voice) (as Ross Bagdasarian)
Claudia Furschtien (voice)
Klaus Furschtien (voice) (as Anthony DeLongis)
Sophie / Additional Voices (voice)
Arabian Prince (voice)
Philip L. Clarke ...
(voice) (as Philip Clark)
Ken Sansom ...
Patrick Pinney ...
(voice) (as Pat Pinney)


Alvin has entered himself and Simon and Theodore in a hot-air balloon race around the world against the Chipettes to deliver diamonds for a group of diamond smugglers. The winners will collect a prize of $100,000. Kids and adults will enjoy this film made with musical numbers by the Chipmunks and the Chipettes. Written by Corey Semple <corey.semple@earthlink.com>

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Here's Alvin, Simon, and Theodore in their first feature film See more »


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Release Date:

22 May 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alvin és a mókusok a világ körül  »

Box Office


$6,804,312 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


The soundtrack of the film contains an unused song that was not used in the movie called 'Flying with the Eagles'. Also worthy of noting is that the soundtrack versions of the songs 'Weekend in France, Italy, England, Amsterdam, Greece...', 'Mexican Holiday' and 'Diamond Dolls' are played much different when compared to their film versions. See more »


While singing "Rock 'n' Roll" the Chipettes walk up some steps, and the Chipmunks do the same. Viewed from the front of the Chipmunks, the Chipmunks walk up the step in this order, from left to right: Simon, Alvin, Theodore. In the next shot, Simon and Theodore switch places. See more »


[first lines]
David Seville: The taxi will be here any minute and I'm not even ready! Has anyone seen my tie?
Simon Seville: You're wearing it, Dave.
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Crazy Credits

Siri Dharma Galliano(as Siri D. Galliano) receives a credit as "Chipmunk Masseuse." See more »


Followed by Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein (1999) See more »


A Matter of Fact (Part One)
Written and Produced by Jeff Lynne
Performed by the Electric Light Orchestra
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They don't make em like the used to
4 June 2004 | by (Miami, Florida) – See all my reviews

Like many other reviewers of this film, I am an 80s child. At 21 now, I am still captivated by this extraordinary film. You see animated movies nowadays, and with some exceptions, are usually lacking substance, and clean fun. The Chipmunk Adventure is just plain fun. I, personally, found the chipmunk show boring when I was younger, and I don't remember how I ended up watching this movie. But I am really glad that I did. Not only is it great to keep and watch to remind you of childhood days past, but it is also a great film to keep in your family, and run through generations. I am keeping mine for me, and when my son gets old enough, we can enjoy it together. An adult who has not seen the movie before might find it boring, but if he/she does, then they are too warped by todays conception of what a 'good' animated flick is. There are no REAL celebrity voices, no fancy computer animated effects, just good animation, kick-ass songs, and a really solid, enjoyable storyline. The characters are impossible to forget, and the famous 'Boys/Girls of Rock 'n' Roll' seen has stuck with me for years. I love this movie, and I honestly can't think of why anyone would walk away from this movie disappointed. I give it a perfect score, because it is perfect for what it is.

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